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Volkswagen 1500/Volkswagen 1600 (Typ 3). 1961–73 (prod. 2,583,015, incl. 1,202,483 Variant). 2-door saloon, 2-door fastback saloon, 3-door estate. R/R, 1493, 1594 cm³ (F4 OHV). Volkswagen attempts to break away from offering only the Käfer, Bulli and Karmann-Ghia. Air-cooled, rear-wheel drive. Notchback saloon initially, Variant following in 1962, fastback in 1965, along with larger engine that year. Facelift in 1970. Never as successful as the Käfer.


Manufacturing locations: Wolfsburg, Germany ; Emden, Germany

Marque: Volkswagen | Models: Volkswagen 1500, Volkswagen 1600 | Successor: Volkswagen Passat (B1)

q.v. Volkswagen 411, Volkswagen 412, Volkswagen 1600 (1968–77), Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia Typ 34





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